China News Service, February 28. According to the website of the Ministry of Public Security, the Chinese police and the Lao police have recently actively carried out international police law enforcement cooperation and successfully destroyed 7 telecom network fraud dens entrenched in Laos and captured 268 criminal suspects. Among them, there are 8 "financiers" and 54 organizational leaders and backbones behind the scenes, involving more than 1,570 related cases in many places across the country.

At present, all 268 criminal suspects have been handed over to us.

This is another important result achieved by a working group of the Ministry of Public Security that went to Laos to carry out police law enforcement cooperation and severely crack down on cross-border telecommunications network fraud crimes in accordance with the law.

  Since 2023, many telecom network fraud cases involving huge losses have occurred in Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian and other places.

The Ministry of Public Security attaches great importance to this, immediately listed and supervised the handling of relevant cases, organized relevant local public security agencies to conduct in-depth analysis and judgment, and found multiple dens entrenched in Laos to commit cross-border telecom network fraud crimes, and more than a thousand cases of telecom network fraud were colluded.

In January this year, the Ministry of Public Security sent personnel and police from public security agencies in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Hunan, Guangdong, Chongqing and other places to form a working group and went to Laos to carry out police law enforcement cooperation.

With the strong support and coordination of our Embassy in Laos, significant progress has been made in the investigation of the case.

On January 21, after mastering the relevant criminal facts and evidence, the working group carried out a joint law enforcement operation with the Lao police to conduct a centralized crackdown on multiple fraud dens in Laos, successfully arresting 154 fraud suspects and seizing the mobile phones involved in the case. There are more than 2,000 units and more than 400 computers.

Subsequently, based on the case clues provided by the working group, the Lao police successively arrested 114 fraud suspects in Vientiane, Luang Prabang and other places in Laos.

Recently, 268 criminal suspects and evidence involved in the case were successfully handed over to us through the Xishuangbanna border port in Yunnan.

Currently, relevant cases are under further investigation.

  The relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Public Security stated that since 2023, the public security organs have continued to increase their efforts to crack down on cross-border telecommunications network fraud crimes. While achieving major historic results in combating telecommunications network fraud crimes involving China in northern Myanmar, the Ministry of Public Security has also successively sent out The working group went to the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, the United Arab Emirates and other countries to carry out international police law enforcement cooperation, continued to organize multiple rounds of crackdowns, continuously expanded the results of the crackdown, and successfully captured a large number of telecommunications network fraud suspects.

In the next step, the public security organs will continue to deepen police law enforcement cooperation with relevant countries and regions, resolutely eradicate fraud dens, arrest fraudsters in accordance with the law, resolutely curb the high incidence of cross-border telecommunications network fraud crimes, and effectively safeguard the safety of people's lives and property.